Grafted tree. Spanish cultivar with large, smooth, juicy fruits of "Japanese loquat", the perfect fruit tree for the home garden, with sweet and acid fruits and very ornamental foliage. Fully hardy to about -7 C but also survives to about -17 C.
Spanish cultivar with large, fuzzy fruits of "Japanese loquat". It is the perfect fruit tree for the home garden, now widespread in the Mediterranean. It is a popular sweet and acid fruits , but the tree is also highly ornamental, because of the ornamental foliage. This species is frost tolerant to -5ºC to -8 C and will survive temperatures of -12ºC to -17ºC.
The variety "Peluche" originated in SE Spain, where commercial plantations have flourished during recent decades, It is a regular producer of large smooth yellow pale fruits, juicy with sweet, slightly acid flavour.
Eryobotrya japonica is an evergreen tree native to the southeast of China. The small tree or bush has a round top and a short trunk with grey and chapped bark. It reaches up to 5-10 m (17-34 ft), but it is often shorter 3-4 m (10-14 ft). Leaves are very beautiful, leathery, alternate, simple, 5-10 m (2-4 ") long, dark green in the front, oblong elliptic, leathery, with serrated margins, and hairy in the back when young. This species is unusual among fruit trees because it blooms in autumn or early winter, and fruits rip during the winter or early spring. Flowers are small 2 cm (0.8 ") and white. Fruits bear in group, 3-5 cm (1-2 ") length, with a smooth or hairy skin, yellow, orange or reddish, often in Spring. Flesh is succulent, white, yellow or orange, sweet or acid depending on the cultivar. Usually eaten fresh or in fruit salads, jelly, sweets, chutney and syrup. It is easy to grow, adaptable and resistant to cold weather, dryness and diverse soil types. Often used as an ornamental.
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|Origen de la especie||Asia|
|Forma presentación||En maceta (mezcla de sustratos)|
|Tamaño Máx.||300cm y +|
|Temperatura mínima invierno||-5 ºC a 5 ºC|
|Época de floración||Invierno|
|Tipo de planta||Leñosa|